Monthly Archives: May 2018

Goolsbee is Wrong on UBI

In the debate surrounding whether or not we should have a universal basic income it is at least heartening that even critics take that proposal seriously. One may think of Mahatma Ghandi’s statement that “first [your enemies] will ignore you, … Continue reading

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Israel and Palestine: A Seemingly Never-Ending Conflict

When Donald Trump had decided to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem it happened to the dismay of many Palestinians, who had been protesting extensively against Israeli authorities controlling them in a chokehold, which is most severely … Continue reading

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Warpath in Iran vs. Peace in Korea?

In a rather confusing turn of events, we might see a resolution to the Korea conflict, but might be drifting into war over Iran. There are very different strategic considerations which would favor each political outcome, but there is sufficient … Continue reading

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The Gates-Buffett-Bezos-Zuckerberg Bullshit Job Creation Act

I had this rather strange dream that I had been summoned to meet the country’s richest people (Gates, Buffett, Bezos, Zuckerberg) and put in charge of a giant fund endowed by them to create a giant basic income program funded … Continue reading

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